Tag Archive: leadership helps

Gossip

Object Lesson

I saw a similar object lesson to the toothpaste. The teacher gave the students a small pillow filled with feathers. The teacher tore it open and told him scatter the feathers. After he had done that, he then told him to go and pick up all the feathers and not come back until he had them all. Of course that was impossible. Gossip is like scattering the feathers, hurtful words…
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Magnifying your Calling

Object Lesson

This object lesson requires a magnifying glass, a sunny day , a piece of paper, and just a regular piece of glass. Take your class or family outside and give one person the magnifying glass and another person the normal glass. See who can burn a hole in the paper. The lesson could take many direction after this: In order to get quickly to the heart of a problem with…
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Importance of lesson preparation

Object Lesson

This activity explains different ways teachers present the gospel. 1) you can simply share the cake with your hand, and without care give it to your brother; or 2)you can prepare this peace of cake carefully, put on a plate and give it. You can compare this experience with the way you teach the gospel in your class. Are you carefully preparing your lessons, or are you just haphazardly passing…
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Temple Work

Object Lesson

Hold up the candy and say ” I need a volunteer, and maybe this will encourage you,” Give the volunteer the opened candy bar and say this is your task “eat chocolate, but you cannot bend your arms or waist or legs. Imagine that you don’t have joints.” Have her struggle for a bit and then hold up another chocolate bar and say “Can I have another volunteer?” Follow the…
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Making Time in our Life for the Lord Pays Off

Object Lesson

Beforehand, fill the jar with large rocks, then pour rice into the jar with the rocks until the rice fills all the empty space between the rocks.  Then pour the rice and rocks out of the jar and put them into separate containers.  LESSON:  It is hard to fit everything in our lives.  Almost everyone struggles with finding enough time.  This object lesson demonstrates how putting the things of the…
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It’s in the Presentation

Object Lesson

To begin the lesson, pass around the muffin box with a mix inside. Have students look at the box. Smell the box. Ask them what their opinions are. “It’s just a box.” Next pass around the freshly made muffins in the basket. Ask the students to look at the muffins and smell them. What is the difference? “The second one is more interesting, desirable.” With the muffin box, it didn’t…
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GOSSIP

Object Lesson

Many years ago, I did this object lesson for our YW. I put a purse in the room that the girls knew belonged to one of the YW. This “designated” YW left the room. After she left, I opened it up and asked them who wanted what. If the girls didn’t speak up for it, I would just give it out. “Here, you can have this gum.” “Do you want…
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